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Blake Essig

Blake Essig

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Blake Essig Biography

Blake Essig is an award-winning media personality serving as an International Correspondent for CNN based at the network’s Tokyo bureau. He joined the network in December 2019 and he covers major news from Japan and the Asia-Pacific region. Previously, he was a Freelance Reporter for KTUU Channel 2 in Anchorage, Alaska.

Blake Essig Age

He was born in 1986 in the United States of America.

Blake Essig Height

He is 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Blake Essig Education

In 2006, Blake completed his studies from Santa Barbara City College. He then joined Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University where he graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Blake Essig Family

He has managed to keep his parents out of the limelight. It is also not known whether he has siblings or not.

Blake Essig Wife

Essig is married to Haley.

 

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Blake Essig Kids

He has two kids, Vienna Lawrence Essig, born on July 24, 2016 and Oia Mae Essig, born on July 18, 2019.

 

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Blake Essig CNN

Essig is an International Correspondent for CNN. He is based at the network’s Tokyo bureau and he is responsible for covering major news from Japan and the Asia-Pacific region.

Prior to joining CNN, Essig worked as a multimedia journalist at KTUU Channel 2 in Anchorage, Alaska from July 2012 to December 2019. While there, he covered major breaking news stories including deadly plane crashes, earthquakes, flooding and wildfires.

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He produced a five-part series on Alaska’s whalers focusing on the history and controversy surrounding the subsistence hunt, as well as produced a weekly series which profiled people, events and life in one of the most beautiful and unforgiving locations in the world.

While on special assignment, Essig filed in-depth reports from the front line of the war in Afghanistan, he followed a trade delegation from Alaska to China as the trade war ramped up, he produced several long form pieces on the climate crisis and reported from the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

Before joining KTUU, he was an intern at Cox 7 Arizona from August 2011 to January 2012. He was also an intern at KPTV Fox 12 Portland between June 2011 and August 2011.

Essig has been recognized with multiple accolades during his career including seven Edward R. Murrow Awards, three Emmys and a Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalism.

Blake Essig Salary

His estimated salary is $71,211 per year.

Blake Essig Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $757,105.

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